CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife shared video of a moose charging somebody in Clear Creek County and say this serves as a reminder to keep away from wildlife. Officers say a wild animal can select to assault at a second’s discover.
CPW says the person came across the bull moose whereas strolling towards a lake. Thankfully, the hiker moved behind a tree and averted being injured.
They are saying the moose hit the tree as a substitute of the particular person.
CPW says moose can weigh as much as 1,000lbs. and might stand 6-feet-tall. They are saying moose assaults are the most typical within the state of Colorado, and the inhabitants of moose is rising inflicting extra doubtlessly harmful encounters within the Denver metro space.
Officers urge residents and guests to make use of the zoom operate in your digicam or use binoculars to see the animals and by no means stroll as much as get an image or higher view.
If a moose licks its snout, pins its ears again and/or raises its hackles on its hump or shoulders, you’re too shut and wish to maneuver away, CPW says in a video.
Additionally they say canine must be on a leash as moose will most positively assault if they arrive upon them. You also needs to by no means feed wildlife.
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